06/24/2014 - 3:36pm

Mobile technology company GetMyRx on Monday announced its smartphone app is available to New Yorkers.

06/24/2014 - 3:28pm

Asthma rates are on the decline, the Associated Press reported last week, citing a new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/24/2014 - 10:46am

The Federal Trade Commission is stepping up probes of pay-for-delay settlements — pharmaceutical deals that delay the sale of generic drugs — according to a report published Monday by Bloomberg.

06/24/2014 - 10:25am

After a five-year contraction in employer healthcare spending growth, medical inflation in the United States is projected to rise to 6.8% in 2015, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute.

06/23/2014 - 6:09pm

Lupin Pharmaceuticals last week announced the launch of ciprofloxacin oral suspension in 5 g/100 mL (250 mg/5 mL) and 10 g/100 mL (500 mg/5 mL) dosage strengths.

06/23/2014 - 1:05pm

The Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate), an antibacterial drug.

06/23/2014 - 10:51am

America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are developing 435 innovative new medicines to target 15 leading chronic conditions affecting the Medicare population, according to a new report released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America last week.

06/20/2014 - 9:55am

The Food and Drug Administration has published a draft guidance document for prescription drug supply chain stakeholders as part of the agency’s implementation of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has reported.

06/19/2014 - 1:18pm

Novo Nordisk on Thursday announced the launch of Levemir FlexTouch (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection), a prefilled insulin delivery mechanism, providing a new way for diabetics to administer their insulin.